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Coronavirus (Covid-19) update from LTA Padel

*UPDATE FROM LTA* (31/05/20) Playing PADEL During Lockdown The LTA is in continued discussions with Government and has developed specific guidelines for venues, coaches and players. Click here: Full guidelines now available from the LTA which apply to both tennis and padel.   Further Information The below provides an update on all LTA activity during this […]

Multi-million pound support package for tennis and padel in Britain to combat impact of coronavirus

In early March 2020, the LTA announced a multi-million-pound package of additional funding and measures to support those involved in tennis and padel in Britain through the impact of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The comprehensive package, developed by the LTA, will make additional support available to registered venues, coaches, officials and players to the value […]

“Checkmate”

Padel and chess could not be more different; when one sport requires speed, power and athleticism, the other is often performed from the comfort of an armchair. But the comparisons between padel and chess are getting more popular inside the padel community since the technical and tactical component is essential. Every game whether at the […]

What will be the fate of this year’s World Padel Championships?

Having a major event in our sport every two years is a huge incentive for all British players to train and play tournaments throughout the year. We now have many aspiring and ambitious players pushing through and challenging to be selected for the GB Team. Playing in a World Championships is a cherished experience, mixing […]

The Padel School – Podcast

As well as the tutorials and all the hot tips, posted regularly to the popular YouTube channel, The Padel School has launched its very own Podcast. Creator, Sandy Farquharson will be interviewing some of the global influencers in the sport, as well as speaking to professional players to explain some of the more challenging aspects of […]

SOCIAL MEDIA GIVEAWAY

LTA PADEL TOUR – GIVEAWAY Due to several tournaments being cancelled on the LTA Padel Tour calendar we’ve decided to GIVEAWAY all the prizes from the events… There are currently 96 adidas prizes up for grabs! There will be one lucky winner for every post until our tournaments resume… That’s right, a lucky winner will […]

The evolution & impact of padel in Europe

Spain, the most dominant country for padel in the world has over 20,000 padel courts and an estimated 4 million active players.   Since the early 90s, padel in Spain has primarily developed at tennis clubs; interestingly it’s now estimated that just 25% of total padel courts are located at tennis venues.    Over the […]

GB Seniors Padel Tour 2020

As of 2020 there’s a brand-new circuit just for our Senior players available in two age groups for the Men (+40 and +50), and +40 for the Ladies. The GB Seniors Padel Tour are competitions open to all levels of play, so whether you are a seasoned regular or new to competing, there’s something for […]

LTA Padel Tour 2020

The LTA Padel Tour is a circuit of tournaments designed to give up and coming players the opportunity to gain experience at a national level. The tournaments are grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3, therefore primarily aimed at performance players with a padel rating of 5.0 or better, although any rating may enter. The […]